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Synonyms for Augustus

Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC

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Old Augustus, blinking good-naturedly, opened his mouth and in popped Wallace's head.
But I don't know what's come over me--I actually had to ask Augustus the name of the lady Hamlet was in love with, as you were out, Katharine, and Heaven knows what he mayn't put down about me in his diary."
Three important things are to-day lacking in that façade: in the first place, the staircase of eleven steps which formerly raised it above the soil; next, the lower series of statues which occupied the niches of the three portals; and lastly the upper series, of the twenty-eight most ancient kings of France, which garnished the gallery of the first story, beginning with Childebert, and ending with Phillip Augustus, holding in his hand "the imperial apple."
Augustus was the ultimate consul and triumvir, and here in the second edition he stands out as a natural fit for the role of emperor.
WNBA players Diana Taurasi and Seimone Augustus have been playing basketball since they were teens, but when the pair got into a minor scuffle jostling for position during a recent game, rather than resorting to the usual elbows and smack-talk, Taurasi decided to end the feud by planting a kiss on Augustus's cheek.
Diana Taurasi from women's side Phoenix Mercury surprised players, match officials and fans alike when she kissed Seimone Augustus from rival side Minnesota Lynx during a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) game.
At Father Francis Davidson has been accused of covering up abuse at Fort Augustus Abbey School in the Highlands during the 1950s and 1960s.
Then hot-looking Augustus Waters attends a Support Group meeting, and everything changes.
There she meets Augustus, who turns her world upside down.
Sister Ruth Augustus denied six counts of hoaxes involving noxious substances or things.
The woman, known as Sister Ruth Augustus, allegedly wrote "devil worshipping", "freemason", "sex with 30 plus women" and "your poor Catholic wife and children" on the front of the Deputy PM's letter.
She attends a Cancer Kid Support Group where she meets the gorgeous Augustus Waters, whose cancer appears to be well in remission.
ISLAMABAD, January 09, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Prominent international industrialist and investor, Baron Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza, Chairman of Swiss-German private investment group Augustus would inaugurate agro venture industry in Faisalabad on Monday.
'Augustus' is the honorific cognomen granted by the senate in 27 BC to Imperator Caesar, divi filius, to advertise his new persona and superhuman status vis-a-vis the Roman world.